NewsLocal NewsIn Your NeighborhoodEmmett


Responders contain vegetation fire north of Emmett

Fire Emmett
Posted at 3:41 PM, Jun 21, 2024

UPDATE: The fire in Gem County has been contained. It took over 4 hours for the fire to be taken out. The fire was over 200+ acres

Gem County Fire is responding to a vegetation fire north of Emmett that is causing columns of smoke visible from Star.

The fire was reported at 1:50 pm on June 21 and remains active at this time.

According to the Bureau of Land Managment, who is assisting Gem County with the fire, there are 2 engines, a dozer, and a Battalion Chief on the scene.

Idaho News 6 reporters on the scene saw fire crews digging firelines to stop the spread of the flames.

This article will be updated as the situation develops.